Daily Archives: September 16, 2019

Shawgi Tell: Are Charter Schools Public Schools?

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
Shawgi Tell, a professor of education at Nazareth College in upstate New York, has a straightforward answer to the question he raises. His answer: No. Charter schools are not public schools. He writes:…

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Charter Schools Were Never a Good Idea. They Were a Corporate Plot All Along

Originally posted on gadflyonthewallblog:
? ? America has been fooled by the charter school industry for too long. ? The popular myth that charter schools were invented by unions to empower teachers and communities so that students would have better…

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Texas Charter Schools: Don’t Believe the Boasting and Hype

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
William J. Gumbert has prepared statistical analyses of charter performance in Texas, based on state data. Charters boast of their “success,” but the reality is far different from their claims. They don’t enroll…

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MVP Math Chooses to Sue NC Parent, Apparently Expects to Recover Reputation

Originally posted on deutsch29: Mercedes Schneider's Blog:
When I read the term, MVP, my first thought is “most valuable player.” Well, this MVP might want to be that most valuable player, but this MVP (which stands for Mathematics Vision…

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